Afghanistan bans imports of 4 types of Iranian products

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Afghanistan bans imports of 4 types of Iranian products
In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 photo, people shop for carpets at the Grand Bazaar in Tehran, Iran. Fear over the economy has brought many to the bazaar in recent days to buy what they can before their savings further dwindle away. The Iranian rial has dropped drastically recently against the U.S. dollar with many anticipating further drops as the U.S. restores punishing sanctions on Iran’s crucial oil industry in early November. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Tehran:  Afghanistan Customs Department has banned the imports of four types of Iranian products, Eghtesadonline reported on Sunday.

The banned items include oil products, cement, steel products, tiles and ceramics from Iran as of Sept. 16.

Ali Shariati, a member of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, said that the ban is said to be aligned with the sanctions reimposed by the United States on Iran.

The Afghanistan Customs Department has asked all Afghan traders consider the new trade regulations with Iran, Shariati was quoted as saying.